The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / Scotland
Rank 59 38 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 43 107 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.55% 4.13% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 5.03% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 36
Median daily rate £350 £400 £322
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +24.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +29.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1420 2128 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 84.17% 82.23% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 1138 1244
Median daily rate £378 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 23 £325 -13.33% 9
Edinburgh -28 16 £400 - 2
Aberdeen -7 2 - -
West Lothian -1 1 £228 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.58%) SQL
4 20 (21.51%) Migration
5 18 (19.35%) Test Scripting
6 17 (18.28%) Banking
7 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.05%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.90%) Oracle
8 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
8 12 (12.90%) System Testing
8 12 (12.90%) JIRA
8 12 (12.90%) QA
9 11 (11.83%) ETL
10 10 (10.75%) Java
10 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
10 10 (10.75%) Retail
10 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
11 9 (9.68%) SDLC
11 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Data Migration
12 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.60%) Retail Banking
13 7 (7.53%) Manual Testing
13 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
13 7 (7.53%) Unix
13 7 (7.53%) Linux

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.38%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.08%) Confluence
4 1 (1.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.08%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.15%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.15%) Teamcenter
4 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.08%) Endur
4 1 (1.08%) Findur
4 1 (1.08%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.08%) Minerva
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (1.08%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.08%) Boomi
2 1 (1.08%) IaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.08%) ATM
2 1 (1.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.08%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.08%) SSL
2 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) DB2
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.15%) GIS
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
5 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.08%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.23%) Selenium
4 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.15%) JUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Appium
5 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.08%) Grunt
5 1 (1.08%) gulp
5 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.08%) Maven
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.08%) YouTrack
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 17 (18.28%) Banking
3 10 (10.75%) Retail
4 8 (8.60%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.30%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.08%) Billing
7 1 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (39.78%) Analyst
2 29 (31.18%) Test Analyst
3 10 (10.75%) Test Manager
4 9 (9.68%) Developer
5 8 (8.60%) Consultant
5 8 (8.60%) Tester
5 8 (8.60%) UAT Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) UAT Test Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Business Analyst
6 7 (7.53%) Coordinator
7 6 (6.45%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Functional Test Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) UAT Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Data Modeller
10 3 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Spring
2 3 (3.23%) Hibernate
2 3 (3.23%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) CSS
3 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) J2SE
3 2 (2.15%) JMS
3 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 1 (1.08%) Ajax
4 1 (1.08%) CGI
4 1 (1.08%) Ext JS
4 1 (1.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.08%) jBPM
4 1 (1.08%) JSON
4 1 (1.08%) JSP
4 1 (1.08%) Middleware
4 1 (1.08%) Servlets
4 1 (1.08%) SOAP
4 1 (1.08%) XHTML
4 1 (1.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Data Extraction
2 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.15%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.15%) User Experience
3 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.53%) Linux
1 7 (7.53%) Unix
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Android
3 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) Migration
3 18 (19.35%) Test Scripting
4 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (15.05%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (12.90%) System Testing
6 11 (11.83%) ETL
7 10 (10.75%) Functional Testing
7 10 (10.75%) Regression Testing
8 9 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.68%) SDLC
8 9 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.60%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
10 7 (7.53%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.45%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.58%) SQL
2 10 (10.75%) Java
3 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
4 3 (3.23%) C
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) Perl
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Python
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
6 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) ISEB
1 6 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.30%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CISSP
4 1 (1.08%) IISP
4 1 (1.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (2.15%) FATCA
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.08%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.08%) QRadar
2 1 (1.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) HP
3 2 (2.15%) Sybase
4 1 (1.08%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.08%) Charles River
4 1 (1.08%) Dell
4 1 (1.08%) ESRI
4 1 (1.08%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) MapR
4 1 (1.08%) Northgate
4 1 (1.08%) OpenText
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.08%) Splunk
4 1 (1.08%) Symantec
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